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Any wonder why Utah, Marshall Henderson split?

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Associated Press photo Marshall Henderson can be a reporters dream. He is unscripted, unrepentant and uncontrollable. He's a highly entertaining player, too.

But he's also incredibly awkward, and other times flat-out offensive.

The former Utah and Mississippi guard is hoping to be among those drafted by the NBA. But, as is often the case, his mouth seems to be hurting him.

After Missouri football player Michael Sam announced he is gay, this spring, Henderson tweeted: Boycotting sportscenter til this michael sam nasty [expletive, expletive] is off .... My brothers are 7 and 11 and saw that!!! #SICKENING"

He later tweeted that he was actually doing research for a gay friend who was considering notifying his family and friends.

Most recently, he reportedly said hed strap on a bomb and go to Afghanistan to play.

Here were the tweets, sent along by Sports Illustrated writer Luke Winn:

And you wonder why he wasn't a fit at Utah.